Ohio Philanthropy News - August 31, 2018

Friday, August 31, 2018

New publication 'Akronicity' promotes culture and history of Akron; funding for the project came from the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation.
Toledo City Council gives green light to build solar field with profits going to the Toledo Community Foundation to award out as grants. 
Bucyrus Board of Education accepts grants for auditorium upgrades from The Community Foundation for Crawford County, the Shunk Foundation, and the Timken Foundation.
Honda donates $225K to help renovate Avalon Uptown Theatre in Marysville.
Often unnoticed, Everyday Heroes inspire across community, sponsored by The Columbus Foundation, United Way of Central Ohio and CME Credit Union.
KeyBank Foundation makes three-year, $500,000 gift to Esperanza.
In response to heroin epidemic, Richland County’s only detox center breaks ground; funded by the state, the Richland County Foundation, the S.N. and Ada Ford Foundation, and OhioHealth.

Financial sources open up to social enterprise investing; including The Wells Foundation, NiSource, the Columbus Foundation.
CareSource Foundation awards grants to Dayton-area organizations.
Parks district gets $8K grant to update playground safety feature from the Springfield Foundation.
Licking County Foundation donor profile: the Flory family.
Cleveland embraces its rich tapestry of immigrants, with a little help from Cuyahoga Arts & Culture.
Column by Philanthropy Ohio: Medicaid expansion has improved Ohioans’ health.
ArtsWave boosts Cincinnati programs aimed at YPs.
Belford Family Charitable Fund gives $10 million for spinal cord research at Ohio State.

Dollar General Literacy Foundation awards grants to Ohio schools.
United Way of Summit County receives grant for financial literacy program from Wells Fargo.

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